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Winning ticket worth $100K sold in Oglethorpe

Friday, October 19, 2012

ATLANTA – A winning Georgia Lottery ticket worth $100,000 was sold in Oglethorpe. Wrights Grocery, located at 2180 Highway 49 S. in Oglethorpe, sold a winning 50X The Money instant ticket worth $100,000.

The winner, William Martin of Oglethorpe, claimed his prize Oct. 1 at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Columbus.

The Georgia Lottery instant game 50X The Money is a $10 instant ticket loaded with prizes of up to $1 million.

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $13.8 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs, including Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K Program. More than 1.4 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.2 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.

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